Need help immediately?

If there is an urgent safety concern, please call 9-1-1 or go to emergency at your nearest hospital.

Suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Call BC Crisis Line: 604-310-6789

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

KUU-US Crisis Support Line (BC Wide Indigenous Toll Free Crisis and Support Line): 1-800-588-8717

Parking during ongoing construction

We are committed to ensuring minimal disruption during ongoing construction on our campus.

Do not park in designated construction zones. Certain areas have been temporarily blocked off for construction, as indicated above.

The parkade is only accessible via the Gilbert Rd entrance. See the entry point in the image above.

Paid parking remains in effect.

Continue to park in areas clearly designated for patient parking, including our parkade. These spaces are reserved to ensure you have easy access to the hospital.

Learn more

The Drug and Alcohol Resource Team (DART) provides services to clients admitted to Richmond Hospital with identified substance use issues and/or experiencing complications related to substance use.

How to access

  • Eligibility and referrals

    Your care team will make a referral to the Drug and Alcohol Resource Team (DART) if you are a patient admitted to Richmond Hospital who requires this service.

Hours of operation

Currently closed
  • Monday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Parking & transportation

The emergency department entrance is on Gilbert Road.

Two designated electric vehicle charging stations are available for patients and visitors on the ground floor on the parkade. Charging is available for a maximum of four hours per visit. Please review our electric vehicle charging station etiquette for more information.

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Richmond Hospital (RH)

Richmond Hospital (RH) and its community partners provide a broad range of health services to residents.

Drug & Alcohol Resource Teams

Drug and alcohol resource teams provide assessment, counselling, education and referral services for hospital inpatients of all ages experiencing substance misuse disorders.